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Battlefield of the Cold War - The Nevada Test Site, Volume I, Atmospheric Nuclear Weapons Testing 1951 -1963, Fallout and Radiation Concerns, From Moratorium to Test Ban Treaty, Hydrogen Bomb Tests
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 79,920. Language: English. Published: April 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive history of an important chapter in the history of the Cold War, American atmospheric atomic tests at the Nevada Test Site and elsewhere, providing unique insight into the successes, failures, and controversies of the program.
Nuclear Navy: The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program - Submarines, Aircraft Carriers, Shipyards, Support Facilities and Tenders, Training Program, History of First Nuclear Propulsion Plants
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: March 31, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a comprehensive, up-to-date survey of the U.S. Navy's nuclear propulsion program. Navy warships are deployed around the world every hour of every day to provide a credible "forward presence," ready to respond on the scene wherever America's interests are threatened.
Atomic Shield: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume II, 1947-1952 - Terrible Responsibility, Call to Arms, Nuclear Arsenal, Quest for the Super (Hydrogen Bomb)
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 326,050. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
Atomic Shield, the second volume in a historical series, begins in January, 1947, when the Commission assumed responsibility for the nation's atomic energy program; it ends with the detonation of the first thermonuclear device and the Presidential election in November, 1952.
The New World: A History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission (AEC) - Volume 1, 1939 to 1946 - The Race for the Atomic Bomb, Uranium 235, Plutonium, Controlling the Bomb after World War II
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 359,160. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the highly regarded official history of the birth of the atomic age and the Atomic Energy Commission (AEC). The foreword states: No other development in our lifetime has been fraught with such consequences for good or evil as has atomic fission.
The Atomic Energy Commission and the History of Nuclear Energy: Official Histories from the Department of Energy - From the Discovery of Fission to Nuclear Power; Production of Early Nuclear Arsenal
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,070. Language: English. Published: March 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This document traces the history of our discoveries about atoms. We begin with the ideas of the Greek philosophers. Then we follow the path to the early scientists who discovered radioactivity. Finally, we reach modern-day use of atoms as a valuable source of energy.
The Last Olympiad
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 102,220. Language: English. Published: March 25, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Action & suspense, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Spies & espionage
When Gavinder, a disaffected British born Moslem helped install an explosive device in the concrete undercroft of London’s new Olympic Stadium he thought it was set to destroy the structure and cause the cancellation of the games. But other forces are at work and the consequences are far more than his conscience can reconcile. Events unfold that, if known, could make London 2012,The Last Olympiad.
Lumba
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 28,300. Language: American English. Published: March 24, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Adventure » Action
The US and the UK suspects Lumba is the location for a nuclear complex. Lumba much like Iran is approximately the same size. The similarities are that they are both trying to develop nuclear weapons. Mombassa is the closest neighboring island and they are planning to bomb Lumba’s enrichment facility. Lumba terrorist leader, Tjaas, thinks he is another Bin Laden.
Project Y: The Los Alamos Project - Manhattan District History, The Development of the First Atomic Bomb, Trinity, Alberta Project, Tinian, Plutonium, Uranium, Experiments, Physics and Explosives
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 126,040. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
These two volumes constitute a record of the technical, administrative, and policy-making activities of the Los Alamos Project (Project Y) from its inception under the Manhattan District through the development of the atomic bomb (Vol. I), and during the period following the end of World War II until the Manhattan District relinquished control to the Atomic Energy Commission as of January 1947.
The Oppenheimer Years, 1943-1945 - Collection of Documents Related to the Development of the Atomic Bomb
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 8,250. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is a collection of documents related to the development of the atomic bomb, with an emphasis on the work of J. Robert Oppenheimer.
Los Alamos: Beginning of an Era, 1943-1945, Military and Scientific Realities, Designing the Bomb, Trinity, Trial Run, Fission Bombs, H-bomb, Thermonuclear Program History
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 34,870. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military
This is the story of one of the greatest scientific achievements of all time. It is the story of the founding of the Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory and its successful secret mission to create the first atomic bomb, the weapon that ended World War II. This compilation also includes the extensive comments of Hans Bethe.